Call for Proposals: Democracy & Dialogues Fellowship Program

Democracy & Dialogues Initiative Fellowship Program: Call for proposals 2021-2022 Click here to download a copy of the CFP The  Democracy and Dialogues Initiative of the Dodd Human Rights Impact, in partnership with other University co-sponsors (listed below), will award five (5) new fellowships to participate in UConn’s ongoing Democracy and Dialogues Initiative Fellowship Program.  What? The Democracy and Dialogues Fellowship Program, now in its fifth year, is a University-wide partnership, with participation from academic, service, outreach […]

4/21 @12pm – Encounters: The Great Derangement

Join UConn Reads Democracy and Dialogues Initiative and Amitav Ghosh for Encounters: The Great Derangement Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:00pm – 2:00pm Register via Zoom: 4/21/21 10:30 AM REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED What is it about climate change that the mention of it should lead to banishment from the preserves of serious […]

4/21 @5pm – Encounters: The Great Derangement

Join UConn Reads Democracy and Dialogues Initiative and Amitav Ghosh for Encounters: The Great Derangement Wednesday, April 21, 2021 5:00pm – 7:00pm Register via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctc-GppzgiHdwgsAdO0FUppSFbI8hr52Hc What is it about climate change that the mention of it should lead to banishment from the preserves of serious fiction? And what does this tell us about culture […]

4/22 Encounters: City Beautiful

Thursday April 22 6:00-8:00pm Hosted by the Wadsworth Atheneum Participate in an Encounters discussion about the way in which urbanism, public sculpture, and the City Beautiful movement perpetuated and solidified racist exclusions at the beginning of the modern age. The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago aimed to establish an experience of wonder and […]

Democracy and Community Featured on CPTV

The present historic moment demands robust participation in our political system and commitment to the values on which it was built. How can we support participation by all members of our community? This spring, the Democracy and Dialogues Initiative partnered with CT Humanities, Connecticut Public Media, Everyday Democracy, and Essential Partners to create Democracy & […]

“Exploring American Identities” Awarded Provost’s General Education Course Enhancement Grant

  The faculty of El Instituto, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, Africana Studies Institute, Asian and Asian-American Studies Institute, and American Studies, have developed a new General Education lecture course: “Exploring American Identities: From Theory to Practice.” The aim of the course is to foster meaningful collaboration with students early on in their academic […]

“Voices From the Pack” Awarded Pr​esident’s Commitment to Community Initiative Grant

  Together, the School of Social Work, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Democracy and Dialogues Initiative is pleased to announce the launch of “Voices From the Pack: Stories for Racial Justice and Healing.”  Funded by $12,000 grant awarded from the Pr​esident’s Commitment to Community Initiative, the project aims to collect student testimonies […]

4/9 Screening & Dialogue: Crip Camp

Friday, April 9, 2020 3:00-6:00pm Join us for a virtual screening of the film Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution, followed by a dialogue on disability rights and disability history. People who are unable to attend the documentary screening are still welcome to join us for the dialogue portion which will begin at roughly 4:55 pm. […]

Dodd Impact Outreach Hosts ‘American Dreams’ Online

From UConn Today: Read full article on UConn Today October 26, 2020 | Kenneth Best – UConn Communications Dodd Human Rights Impact is relaunching with an online presentation of a dark theatrical comedy about what it means to be an American citizen. The dark-themed comedy “American Dreams,” will be presented online by Dodd Human Rights Impact as part […]